Befriender for parents of children with mental health issues

To help befriend and emotionally support parents who have children with mental health issues or who have experienced abuse.  We are looking for people who can phone or visit parents especially parents who are struggling to cope with children with mental health issues and those who also have other children in the family.


Good communication skills, reliable, ideally parents who have experienced similar themselves or who are parents/grandparents.


  • Accessibility
  • Age restrictions
    Over 18's
  • DBS check required
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Recruitment Process
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 01/12/2021

End Date: 01/12/2022

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